What are the principle constraints that GE foresaw before coming to France?
Related to the consolidation of the acquisition / transition
Different attitude (Financial Driven vs Technical Driven Attitudes).
Implementation of a less hierarchical organization.
Related to the French location:
Adoption of GE values by local employees
Work force regulation and management procedures
Did GE discover any others after the implantation?
Difficulty to handle two different locations. Example: Engineering in GEMS Division had two offices, on e in the US and one in France that at some point were competing.
How do these constraints differ with their other locations?
There are very different economic and social challenges in other locations.